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1 November 2010

Meet Feng Chi-shun and other authors at the AWA Bazaar

2016-11-24T01:14:28+08:00November 1st, 2010|authors, events, hong kong, media attention|0 Comments

Philip Chan Yan-kin, legendary Hong Kong movie actor, director, and producer, has said the following about Feng Chi-shun's Kowloon memoir Diamond Hill: It was with red, teary eyes and a pain in my stomach that I closed the last page of Feng Chi-shun’s flashback of his youthful days in and around the infamous Diamond Hill. For me, the place itself [...]

21 December 2009

Diamond Hill reviewed

2017-10-05T20:03:29+08:00December 21st, 2009|book excerpt, hong kong, media attention|0 Comments

Feng Chi-shun's Kowloon memoir Diamond Hill has been in the shops for a few weeks and has gained good reviews in the South China Morning Post, Time Out Hong Kong, Cairns Media Magazine and now The Correspondent, whose reviewer writes "The book finishes only to leave the reader wanting more -- it's a good read." Click on the following link [...]

30 September 2009

October book giveaway: Diamond Hill

2009-09-30T09:59:40+08:00September 30th, 2009|book giveaway, hong kong, new books|0 Comments

Our newest book -- Diamond Hill, Feng Chi-shun's tale of growing up in a Kowloon-side squatter village in the 1950s -- is launched at the Foreign Correspondents' Club at 5pm on Monday 12th October. All welcome! But if you can't make it to the FCC, three copies of the book are on offer to those who can answer this question: [...]

12 August 2009

Sneak preview: Diamond Hill, Memories of Growing Up in a Hong Kong Squatter Village

2017-11-05T19:33:18+08:00August 12th, 2009|authors, hong kong, new books|6 Comments

This memoir of a native son of a Kowloon-side squatter village – the first book ever on Diamond Hill, in either Chinese or English – is a revelation. Shocking in places, wistful in others, it presents the early days of a life shaped by a now-extinct community. Penned by a high-achieving Hong Kong professional, Feng Chi-shun’s sharp recollections of his [...]